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being made in new york one year after sandy, right? >> it would be the first state to do this. you have heard of these big vats and vessels full of oil in the gulf region that america's strategic petroleum reserve. this would be the first state, new york, having a gasoline reserve on long island, about a $10 million pilot program to make sure what happened last year doesn't happen again. four days after sandy as you well know, poppy, 60% to 65% of the gas stations were not working. they were either not working because they didn't have generators that could pump the gas or they literally did not have the gas. there's already been one pilot program to make sure you're getting generators to some of these smaller gas stations. this is the next step to make sure there are supplies available. andrew cuomo wants to do this, $10 million on the front end. no state has done something like this before, but when you think about new york and where it's situated and how this happened a year ago in recent memory, a stronger storm or a storm of a different path could do the same thing all over again, t
for joining us. >> thank you. >>> on the first anniversary of the superstorm sandy, we're going to talk with the atlantic city mayor, lorenzo langford about the on going recovery in the city.stay with us. >>> flashlights and candles will light up the beaches tonight along the new jersey and new york shores. it's all designed to mark the one-year anniversary of superstorm sandy which killed 181 people from the caribbean to long island. the new york governor andrew quo ho has ordered flags at state buildings lowered to half-staff to honor the victims. sandy caused about $65 billion of damage at popular resorts like coney island. the new york city mayor michael bloomberg was there today to talk about on going recovery efforts. the new jersey governor chris christie is the also attending a number of sandy-related events today. he said the jersey shore has come a long way in its recovery but thousands are still waiting for help to rebuild their homes. atlantic city mayor lorenzo langford is joining from us nearby philadelphia. thanks very much for coming in. >> good afternoon, wolf. you're w
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is spending today visiting communities impacted by superstorm sandy. today marks one year after that tragic storm. there is still a long way to go for many people hit by sandy. in seaside heights, that's right. on the jersey shore, millions of reported to rebuild only to have a massive fire destroy part of the boardwalk that was ravaged by sandy. and really a one-two punch for them. but they are jersey strong. and the rebuilding is under way. >> reporter: when superstorm sandy slammed ashore one year ago swallowing this board waum, it took this hot dog shop with it. >> it was devastation. >> but he re-opened this summer, unwilling to give up. how was the summer for business? >> it was slow. it was a year of survival. >> reporter: then in a one-two punch, his new restaurant was wiped out in a september fire that demolished 60 businesses. >> it was probably the biggest feeling of helplessness i've ever had in my life. >> reporter: you named one superstorm? >> that's the only type i ever want to see again. >> reporter: this man is building back the pier. >> what we accomplished in several mont
the race was cancelled because of hurricane sandy. a short time ago two kenyans took first place in the men's and women's divisions. tell us more about the two winners and the grand prize. men's winner was from kenya women's winner 2 hours 25 minutes and 7 seconds. he ran amid the 47,000 runners. it is estimated a crowd of 2.5 million people are cheering them on a long a course that spans the city's five borrows. they took hours to get over the starting line. >> that is a bear of a race. >> so paraolympic track medalist made history as well. tell us about her story. she is paralyzed from the waist down. and she won the race and won in london, boston and chicago. this makes her the first athlete ever to win the grand slam. wow. >> that is incredible and then tell me about security and how it impacted the race at all today. given the attacks at the boston marathon back in april, they faced a stricter situation. they were told they couldn't wear backpacks and couldn't wear bulky costumes. the goal to make this a safe race day for everyone. >> very good and glad it was. and congrats to all of t
. last year's race cancelled due to hurricane sandy. remember that? they set everything up then had to tear it all back down. >>> history was made at today's marathon by an incredible young woman. her name is tatyana mcfadden. she completed her marathon grand slam by coming in first in the wheelchair division and three other marathons this year. as i found out, her success didn't come easy. at 24, tatyana mcfadden is no longer a stranger to adversity, taking on challenges most of her young adult life. born with spina bifida that paralyzed her from the waist down, unwanted by her mother, she was put into an orphanage that couldn't afford a wheel claire. >> i walked on my hands in the orphanage. no wheelchair. i just had a lot of hope. >> and this is not only an incredible personal achievement but a long journey in the making. mcfadden tweeting out after the race, i can't believe it. her nyc marathon win puts mcfadden in a category all to herself, becoming the first person to win a wheelchair grand slam in the same year, winning four marathons, boston, chicago, london and now new york
sandy. 1500 cameras were positioned along the parade root. police helicopters hovered over the race and bomb-sniffing dogs were sent out to high traffic areas. can you bring that down? thank you. this is what you get when you win the race or go to the race or run the race? tammy lubey, who works here at cnn -- >> how long. >> 4:42. >> congratulations, there are several people here at cnn who participate in the race, including someone else who did. her name is tatyan amc fadden. an incredible achievement in itself. we're going to learn more about the tremendous obstacle she overcame to complete this race. you're going to want to stick around for more on her storyfection hour. for everyone i saw out today, congratulations to you. you're going to want to see her story a little bit later on. in the meantime, president barack obama tries to help a femme low democrat become governor. later, saturday night live accused of not having a diverse task. how does it show the unwanted attenti attention? by mocking itself, of course. so it's your uncle's turn. what? wait, wait, wait... no, no, no,
in damage, more than 100 people killed. today marks one year since hurricane sandy came ashore and wreaked havoc on the northeast. they're still picking up the pieces and rebuilding but vowing not to give up. >> we're not going any place. we're going to give it at least another shot. >> coming up next, we have an update for you on those rebuilding efforts and a look back one year ago at that devastating day. and the white house under fire. the president facing criticism on a number of issues from health care to spying. has president obama done enough to answer critics? we'll talk about that coming up. , just by talking to a helmet. it grabbed the patient's record before we even picked him up. it found out the doctor we needed was at st. anne's. wiggle your toes. [ driver ] and it got his okay on treatment from miles away. it even pulled strings with the stoplights. my ambulance talks with smoke alarms and pilots and stadiums. but, of course, it's a good listener too. [ female announcer ] today cisco is connecting the internet of everything. so everything works like never before. ♪ ♪
its first visitors since it was damaged by hurricane sandy last year. hello, i'm wolf blitzer reporting today from washington. we start with the fallout over the latest revelations about spying at the nsa and tapping of world leaders' phones. the big question people are asking now is, what did the president know and when did he know it. i'm joined by chief national security kurt correspondent jim sciutto who has been covering the story. crux of the controversy is what. >> well, the crux right now is what did the preds know and when. there's some conflicting information out there. a german newspaper reporting he knew in detailed form in 2010 about this spying going up to and including angela merkel's cell phone. this is something the white house and nsa deny. "wall street journal" reports the president was only made aware of this last summer. conflicting at this point. neither answers is satisfying because either he didn't have enough oversight or he hasn't been entirely forthcoming. demands for more information. some of these things are so sensitive, he can't go into full deta
jersey were cleaning up from superstorm sandy and a record-breaking nor'easter dumped snow across several states. carol, the ingredients making this a strong storm this late in the season typical in the springtime is all the moisture coming from the south. you have the jet stream lining up around the ohio valley. what is going on? we're talking about heavy rain closer to the moisture source down in the south another three to five inches of rain is possible so flash flooding is in the forecast, lighter rain in the ohio valley. in that region gusts from 50 to 60 miles per hour, this system makes its way into the northeast tomorrow and even the threat of an isolated tornado is in the forecast so yes everyone wants to have fun tonight but they just have to remember sometimes they just need to stay aware and it may not be worth it. we'll have to take a look at the surroundings throughout the evening and judge for themselves. >> thank you, indra, we appreciate it. >>> boston strongest. after rallying the city in the wake of the marathon bombings, the boston red sox rallied to beat the st. louis
at the washington naval yard, sandy hook elementary school. it doesn't take much to want to be prepared and ready to handle an incident if it were to occur in our own backyard. and so we trained up over 200 of our own officers and almost 200 officers from the los angeles police department in enhanced training to enhance the training that they'd already received on this. and i can't tell you how many people, how many officers, have stopped me both today and yesterday to express how grateful they are that that training occurred. and so that training was provided not only by our officers who are trained and certified in that but also with the help of the los angeles police department. so, great cooperation here at this airport to ensure the safety of everybody. and so i just really want to end by once again saying how sorry we are that somebody -- that people had to be hurt in this incident, but we're confident that we're trying to do everything we possibly can do to keep this airport safe. thank you. >> thank you, chief. l.a.x. is part of a broad community. nothing happens here without great partne
year ago superstorm sandy ripped across the city forcing the race to be canceled. some runners hit the road for more than just the thrill of the race. >> reporter: on the streets of baltimore, this woman spent months prep pairing for the new york city marathon. adding up the miles and pushing down the memories of last year. >> i had four feet of water in my house. >> reporter: last year the great race was swept away. the massive property loss and human suffering was too much. >> the best way to help new york city at this time is to say that we will not be conducting the 2012 ing new york city marathon. >> reporter: now its return is being herald has symbolic of the city itself. >> it's important this year because of what happened last year. >> reporter: back are the elite athletes. in 2009, this man became the first american to win new york in more than two decades. >> winning is not about first place. it's about getting the best out of yourself. >> reporter: back, too, are the millions raised for charity. even with the cancelation last year runners raised more than $40 million for
is open again do visitors after being inundated by superstorm sandy. more than a million photos and other artifacts that document the arrival of millions of immigrants remain in storage. >> conrad murray is a free man as i speak. he was released from the los angeles county jail this morning after serving two years for causing michael jackson's death. the jury found dr. murray's negligence led to the singer's death from an overdose of propofol. murray's medical licenses were also suspended after his conviction, but he plans to file for reinstatement. he wants to practice medicine again. >>> and scientists are calling it the lost world in this remote mountain range in northern australia. pretty incredible discovery. take a look. three new species, sitting in isolation for million of years. a primitive looking gecko, a prehistoric reptile with huge eyes, and then there's this. you're looking at a frog with a behavior never seen before. this little guy, really, guys? somehow they know this about this frog, that he likes to make love in the rain. i'm going to take their word for it. finally, a
, when sandy washed over the city, it swept away the great race. the city officials tried valiantly to run it as scheduled, but the massive property loss and human suffering proved too much. >> the best way to help new york city at this time is to say that we will not be conducting the 2012 i.n.g. new york city marathon. >> reporter: now its return is being heralded as symbolic of the city itself. back are 48,000 runners pouring more than $300 million into the economy. >> it's important this year, because of what happened last year. >> reporter: back are the elite athletes like med. in 2009, he became the first american to ring new york in more than two decade, and he's brought some perspective. >> you know, winning is not about first place. about getting the best out of yourself. >> reporter: back, too, are the millions raised for charity. even with the cancellation last year, runners raised more than $30 million for groups like back on my feet, which helps the homeless, karina's running for them. >> it shows the spirit of the marathon. it's incredible what people can overcome. >>
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